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craters

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Buy a name for yourself -- on a Martian crater

A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.

By February 26, 2014

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New image of Mars crater is, well, striking

The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.

By February 6, 2014

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John Lennon gets his own Mercury impact crater

John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.

By December 20, 2013

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Mars crater might be remnant of an ancient supervolcano

Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.

By October 23, 2013

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Traces of a wet past in Martian craters (pictures)

New images sent back from the European Space Agency's Mars Express show channels and erosion in Martian desert craters that hint at a watery past.

5 Images By August 1, 2013

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As planned, moon probes crash into crater rim to end mission

With their scientific mission complete, two small NASA probes crash into a remote crater wall, bringing a year of gravity mapping to an abrupt end.

By December 17, 2012

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Take the rover for a spin around a virtual Mars crater

Take the controls of the Curiosity rover and zoom around a virtual version of the Gale Crater on Mars.

By August 14, 2012

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Curiosity's Gale Crater panoramic vistas (pictures)

NASA releases 360-degree panoramas of Curiosity's Gale Crater landing site on Mars.

By August 9, 2012

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NASA: Those moon volcanoes kept on cranking

New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.

By October 13, 2014

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'Man in the Moon' gets a new origin story

Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.

By October 1, 2014